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  1. Paxil / Risperdal
    ... I gained weight on risperdal ..lots of it. As for withdrawels... tapering under ... supervision is the best way to get off meds. I came off risperdal and paxil cold turkey (due to moving and insurance...
    ... My doctor told me before I started taking risperdal that it would cause me to gain 20 pounds. It's been...
    ... Weight gain is one of the possible side effects of risperdal . I personally can NOT tolerate any type of the antipsychoti ... the info I found on the weight gain issue from the risperdal . Please see the following: Risperdal is thought...

  2. prolactin
    ... prolactin levels. Their not sure if it is from my medicine Risperdal that I have been taking for years, that I am almost...

  3. need help light headed all the time
    ... meaning to do. doc has now percriped me another drug risperdal which I will not take arfter reading up on it. ...

  4. Sexual Side Effects from Concerta??
    ... clashing and causing the sexual dysfunction. I'm taking Risperdal and Lamictal for bipolar disorder. My psychiatrist...

General Health board

  1. mkyrapex side effect
    ... also plavix isosorbide aspirin wellbutrin depakote risperdal flomax atenolol/hctz...

  2. Trouble Breathing, anxiety?
    ... there- Well you are on ritalin (a stimulant) and risperdal (an anti-psychotic). Ritalin can definitely make...
    ... need the Ritalin actually, but apparently I need the Risperdal . Although my pediatrician is off until Jan 3rd, so...

  3. My voice changed sounds much different for almost 2 months now. Can some1 help me?
    ... voice or something if that makes any sense. I went on Risperdal around the time this happened so can it have anything ... going off that now but no change. Does anyone know if Risperdal can cause a change in the voice and make it so it...
    ... Can medication change your voice too? If so I was on Risperdal when my voice started changing...can thatdo anything...

Allergies board

  1. Had the patch tests this week
    ... Ironically, the bedtime med that I take, which is Risperdal , has a chemical compound from the piperidine family...

  2. Once again, let's hear it from the hives!!
    ... Right now I'm taking Zyrtec once a day, Nasonex, and Risperdal 2x a day. They make me tired but at least I have...
    ... I am suffering with fibromyalgia and want to stop Risperdal (for anxiety) because it's making my muscles stiff...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Alternative Treatment for Schizophrenia?
    ... effect but the newer atypical antipsychotics like Risperdal and Abilify are supposed to be better and you get...
    ... alternative treatment,but I wanted to mention that I take Risperdal and learned that it, along with other anti-psychotics...

  2. Chromium picolinate
    ... much positive help, but for what it's worth, I was on Risperdal & Effexor last year for a few months which made me...

Disabilities board

  1. Want to hear from others with depression and SSI
    ... suppose to help the anti depressant work better), risperdal (for anxiety, seeing things, and hearing things),...

  2. Am I disabled?
    ... tabs a day), Depakote 1000mg (2 tabs), Remeron 15mg, Risperdal 2mg tabs, and Benztropine ("Congentin") 1mg tab 2xs...

  3. Are my children considered disabled?
    ... and head banging and violence he is currently taking Risperdal (which is a tranquilizer given to Schizophrenics for ... violence control). If the Risperdal starts to not work, the psychiatrist wants to put...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. I dont think she needs all this! any advice???
    ... the time I was on Effexor XR, Paxil, Ritalin, and Risperdal . He told me that Paxil shouldn't be mixed with anything ... was preventing my body from excreting Effexor XR and Risperdal so I was basically overdosing on those 2. Problem ... there's info on drug interactions between Effexor XR, Risperdal and trazodone. I distinctly remember him saying that...

  2. many many meds
    ... ok, so i take: Cogentin Abilify Risperdal Lithium Depakote Advair Paxil Albuterol nebulizer...
    ... babyluv45;2982931]ok, so i take: Cogentin Abilify Risperdal Lithium Depakote Advair Paxil Albuterol nebulizer ... medications. In my case, I was taking Effexor XR and Risperdal . The Paxil was preventing my body from getting rid ... of these drugs so the levels of Effexor XR and Risperdal were building up in my body. TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR...

Pain Management board

  1. switching from fentanyl (duragesic) to methadone
    ... ejaculation, Thoriazine - 50 mg as needed for anxiety, Risperdal - 4 mg at night for sleep. I'm also worried that the...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. My 15yo diagnosed w/DSPS - I am skeptical - help?
    ... the point he had to be hospitalized). They gave him risperdal and effexor for that and it helped but he never got...

  2. Natural sleep remedies
    ... risperedil for the ADHD? Is it actually spelled, Risperdal ? Risperedil doesn't show up in my database either ... . For a fact: Risperdal should be used with extreme caution in CHILDREN; safety ... been confirmed by any medical testing. If it is well Risperdal was made and has been determined to be used for: Treating ... medication. All medicines may cause side effects of Risperdal the most COMMON side effects that seem to be applying...

  3. 5-htp?
    ... curious as to how it will affect me...I am taking risperdal for hearing voices and am wondering how 5htp will...

  4. Insomnia
    ... mentioned my problem with bi-polar because the drug Risperdal which helps my insomnia so much was initially given...

  5. Drooling in my Sleep
    ... Are you on any medication because I'm on Risperdal and it's known to cause drooling. :)...

  6. Hubby with really bad sleep problem....
    ... The doctor decided that he should try taking 1mg of Risperdal along with the Lorazepam at night and said that it ... it at all so he is thinking of just not taking the Risperdal . It isn't helping. Hubby is so stressed out from this...

  7. Topamax for sleep
    ... the seroquel's a better bet, if it's anything like risperdal (another drug in the same class). I take the topamax ... forgetful (but it works great for the migraines). Risperdal gives me better quality sleep & has other benefits ... & I haven't gained any weight since starting the risperdal . For awhile it was harder to not pig out, but that...

  8. give me sleep..or give me death
    ... but I'm a recovering addict), prescribed drugs like Risperdal and Geodon, making sure my tounge wasnt pressed against...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Just disgusted with myself--time to try again
    ... t started yet (5 mg. 2X a day). Last year it was Risperdal and I didn't smoke for 5 months. So, the anxiety...

Share Your Depression Story board

  1. Nothing to complain about
    ... paranoia too. I'm currently taking paroxitine and risperdal . Both medications have done a world of good for me ... such a loving man. I have gained 70 lbs since on Risperdal , 100lbs in the last 7 years. I haven't the drive ... seem to stop gaining. I have cut back my intake of Risperdal over the past month to half of what I was taking at...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Husband has Alzheimer's and startng to wonder at 3 AM
    ... meds at this time. One of the first anxiety meds was Risperdal . Took him off Risperdal after started having some...

  2. need help
    ... convince her of that fact. The Dr. wants to start her on risperdal . Does anyone have knowledge of this drug? One sister...
    ... before she went into the nh and her Dr put her on Risperdal , He started off on the lowest dose and gradually increased ... suited her, After 3 days on the final increase of Risperdal , Mum had a bad seizure and ended up in hospital.....

  3. New to this board
    ... [FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]Mum was taking Risperdal for quite a while and it really helped her, but after...

  4. All she does is sleep...
    ... says what she says to me. Anyway, she was put on Risperdal in the hospital and unless I nudge her, all she does...
    ... Mom was on risperdal one time when her Dr. called in a neurologist. I didn...

  5. Mom is in the hospital....and now violent!!
    ... do know that. Anyway, the doctor has prescribed Risperdal . I sure hope it won't cause a stroke, I was reading...
    ... do know that. Anyway, the doctor has prescribed Risperdal . I sure hope it won't cause a stroke, I was reading...

  6. I'm new here and desperate
    ... windows and pull the shades for her. Mum has tried Risperdal and Avanza but they both made her physically ill and...

  7. new, frustrated, UGHH
    ... tuesdays and have her checked for UTI..so far the Risperdal is working pretty well..she has been sleeping good...

  8. Antipsychotic drugs again
    ... psychotics is basically as follows. He was prescribed Risperdal to treat his paranoia. It worked for a month, though ... general. His level of need of care went way up on the Risperdal , but the Celexa has allowed him to remain fairly well...

  9. what would happen if alzheimer was left untreated
    ... patients - will cause drowsiness. Namenda does, so does Risperdal (anti-psychotic) and Depakote (mood stabilizer). If...

  10. what respirdol does
    ... If this is a request asking for information on Risperdal , then I can help. It is used for Schizophrenia ... subaverage intellectual functioning. Side effects of Risperdal (also knows as Risperidone and Risperdal Consta) are...
    ... guys, My dad recently had an adverse reaction to Risperdal that resembled a mini-stoke. It occurred after his ... behavioral issues which is working well so far. Risperdal is a pretty powerful med. Keep that in mind if your...
    ... My grandmother was prescribed Risperdal in September and it really helped a lot with Alzheimer...

  11. can't walk
    ... ago most likely resulting from too high a dosage of risperdal . He couldn't walk or dress himself and became incontinent ... checked into a hospital for 5 days. They replaced his risperdal with an anti-depressant and also put him on blood...

  12. Mixed emotions
    ... at me that I took him to the doc and he was put on Risperdal . No yelling in the past week and a half or so since...

  13. Dr jekyll and Mr Hyde
    ... increasingly abusive and unco-operative. He has been on Risperdal for about two weeks now. It's an anti-phsycotic that...

  14. Sleepless nights
    ... pouring water down his throat. Last night we tried risperdal ,0.25mg . Same result. The risperdal seems to have...

  15. Ways to Cope with Caregiver Depression
    ... hard to deal with . Then dr started my Mother on RISPERDAL . I don't really know what to expect from this drug...

  16. New Day More New Problems
    ... Trazodone before bedtime. The doctor also had him on Risperdal but I had to take him off due to violent behavior...

  17. Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital
    ... a little. Come to find out, the doctor put dad on Risperdal which he was on previously for three days. The Risperdal...
    ... days she beat up 3 nurses. They had to adavan and risperdal the heck out of her, which turned her into a drooling...
    ... building is on fire. After being taken off of the Risperdal , he is not longer violent but mnthing and I mean nothing...
    ... on Lexapro 20mg in the morning and .5 ativan and .5 risperdal at night. Ive instructed my Father to cut the night ... does of ativan and risperdal in halves, I want to wean her off it ever so slightly...

  18. Anger
    ... hit two people. At the nursing home he was taking Risperdal . They increased the Risperdal but later the Neurologist...

  19. I need some advice!
    ... thorazine. In the past he has been on seroquel,ativan, risperdal , trazodone, the list goes on. I don't believe...

  20. medicine to stop wandering?
    ... feed him. He is on Aricept, Namenda, Zoloft , Risperdal and Trazadone. We hve already tried the Seroquel with ... no improvment which is why he is on Risperdal now. Is there a prn medicine that can be used safely...

  21. Med help
    ... about Seroquel. He said the 3 choices were Seroquel, Risperdal and Zyprexa, and then thought about it and picked...

  22. Need Advice on Medications
    ... of medication to calm him down. We agreed to try Risperdal of 0.5mg 2x daily. That didn't help. The doctor...

  23. Mom depressed in nursing home
    ... had been taken off namenda and zyprexa and put on risperdal . It took about 3 weeks to take effect - not the 3...

  24. Delusions/Hallucinations
    ... psychiatrist did not do alot of tests. He put her on risperdal and an antidepressant over a year ago. He has increased ... help anymore. I am concerned about the risks of Risperdal (some studies say elderly at increased risk of strokes...

  25. possible 4 dementia symptoms WORSEN w/namenda?
    ... on her house. She has leg tremors but is also on Risperdal for the delusions--helps minimize them but doesn't...

  26. anxiety and fear
    ... any advise on how to ease her discomfort. She is on risperdal and klonopin and I think doses are low or she has ... developed a resistance to meds. She has been on risperdal for one year. Dr. told me this week ..."it is just...

  27. Epic Saga Story -- get your Coffee ready
    ... antagonsitic and quite unbearable) so she was put on Risperdal and was already on Celexa (anti-depressant). This...

  28. What is the next step?
    ... medicine change. Her Dr. is putting her on a low dose of Risperdal . I am going to look it up this morning to see what...
    ... alone. Her Dr. is putting her on a low dose of Risperdal . I am going to look it up this morning to see what...
    ... this morning and the three of us decided to give this Risperdal a chance, knowing that it is very temporary at best...

  29. new question?
    ... drugs that are sometimes prescribed in small dosages: Risperdal (lots of side effects); Zyprexa; Seroquel; Klonopin...

  30. Don't know what to think
    ... according to pharmacy bill. They had her on Seroquel and Risperdal . She left a geriatric unit just before going to...

  31. Medicine Questions
    ... The only drug you mention that my husband took is Risperdal . Like every other drug he was prescribed, it only...

  32. Very Agitated Alzheimers
    ... that he is aware of also. I have asked the Dr. to try risperdal . I took care of another Alzheimers lady and that was...
    ... on the appropriate drugs, not only for the disease ( risperdal , aricept, etc...), but, for the many symptoms related...

  33. Carepartner help (caregiver)
    ... You should talk to your doctor about meds such as, Risperdal , aricept, reminyl, exelon, to see which of these would...

  34. Dementia Problem?
    ... my 89yr old mom w/me, she wasn't doing too bad on risperdal & paxil at night. Lately though she is up at 5:30 ... it will not get any better just worse sd to try 2 risperdal at night w/1paxil. I did & sure enough there she was...
    ... it in half & was packing that too! The dr sd give 2 risperdal & 1 paxil at bedtime, she hasn't packed since doing...

  35. Two Alzhemiers medicines??
    ... on two alzhemiers medicines at once. The meds are risperdal and aricept?...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. DXes of Complicated Migraine, possible MS, now they say Conversion Disorder
    ... said it was from too much Clonazepam and put her on Risperdal . She continued to get worse mentally, couldn't remember...

  2. Can someone let me know what disorder I have
    ... me on several medications this past few weeks like risperdal and seroquel but stopped those because of too many...

  3. No Entusiasm To Go On Living
    ... until he became allergic to it. Then they put him on Risperdal (the one you were talking about). He has been on this ... bad side-effects. Ask your doctor to just try the Risperdal and no anti-depressants. I believe that is too much...

  4. Nerves in brain misfireing and causing noises in head...
    ... says nerves misfireing can cause this. He put me on Risperdal to see if it would help me. Have any of you ever...
    ... ringing, unintelligible voices. I recently started Risperdal for that & other things, & I'm doing a lot better...
    ... ringing, unintelligible voices. I recently started Risperdal for that & other things, & I'm doing a lot better ... noticed that? I am only taking 1/2 mg of Risperdal . Does it work right away, or does it talke some time...
    ... day & I'd hear the noises (worse than without the Risperdal ). I added another 1mg in the morning & they went...
    ... I am only taking 1/2 mg of Risperdal . Does it work right away, or does it talke some time...

  5. Temporal Lobe Frustrations!..any advice?
    ... of Effexor from 150 mg. to 300mg. and add a little Risperdal but that made me feel even more weirded out (another ... Doc. said Risperdal can make the dissociated feelings even worse). Finally...

Epilepsy board

  1. seizures and bipolar disorder?
    ... though I was diagnosed as bipolar, Lithium , Thorazine, Risperdal etc didnt work, but Depakote and once Klonopin did...

  2. HELP! Epilepsy confusion
    ... committed Justin twice without prescribing a drug called Risperdal . Risperdal supposedly stops the psychosis. Justin...

Neuropathy board

  1. Need help!!!
    ... effects to the meds. The meds he was on were: Abilify, Risperdal , Geodon, Zyprexa, Depakote, Lithium,and Lorazepam...
    ... isn't on antipsych meds at this point. He was on Risperdal for 2 months them developed an allergic reaction,...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. benadryl
    ... PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS: i. e., haldol (haloperidol), risperdal (risperidone); chlorpromazine (thorazine), lithium...

  2. RLS & Bipolar w/ Psychosis
    ... Mirapex for an extreme case of RLS, but he was also on Risperdal for his Bipolar W/ Psychosis symptoms.......The doctor ... fighting against the Mirapex and they took him off the Risperdal .... They put him on Depakote Sprinkles 500m a day...
    ... Mirapex for an extreme case of RLS, but he was also on Risperdal for his Bipolar W/ Psychosis symptoms.......The doctor ... fighting against the Mirapex and they took him off the Risperdal .... They put him on Depakote Sprinkles 500m a day...

  3. Neurontin work for anyone else?
    ... several medications for anxiety and pain including Risperdal . The sleep doctor put me on Mirapex and also Card ... /Leva but both of them interfered badly with the Risperdal (they all act on dopamine). I couldn't take them....

  4. Medications that cause RLS?
    ... Haldol, Loxitane, Mellaril, Motan, Navane, Prolixin, Risperdal , Serentil, Stelazine, Thorazine, Vesperin ANTIDEPRESS...

Tourette Syndrome board

  1. Tourettes and OCD ~ Biting, Licking
    ... into other tics, some worse than others. He is on Risperdal and Clonidine for tics, but it far from makes them...
    ... into other tics, some worse than others. He is on Risperdal and Clonidine for tics, but it far from makes them...


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